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POT METAL AFRICAN FACE DRESS CLIP
Fascinating, older, silver tone pot metal dress clip depicting an African woman with top knot, huge disk earrings and banded collar. Nice, heavy metal casting. Clip is tight. Piece measures 2 3/4 inches by 1 3/4 inches. Excellent condition. $125 Order #J100724

IRIDESCENT MOTHER OF PEARL HANDCARVED CAMEO PIN
Beautifully handcarved, two tone, Mother of Pearl cameo pin. Nicely detailed, portrait of a lady with extravagant curls and a flower in her hair carved in the white Mother of Pearl layer which contrasts with the gray pearl background. Great depth to the carving. The pin measures 1 11/16 inches by 1 5/16 inches. There is some missing plating on the frame, but overall the piece is in very good condition. $98 Order #J151260

POT METAL HULA DANCER TREMBLER PIN
Novelty, older pot metal, Hula Dancer trembler pin. The 3 dimensional skirt is mounted on a spring so that it shakes when touched. Accented with yellow, black, red and green enameling. Pin measures 2 3/16 inches by 1 1/2 inches. Very good condition. $68 Order #J101206

BEJEWELED KING WITH CROWN PIN
Nicely detailed figural pin depicting a bearded king wearing a jeweled crown. Older pot metal piece. Accented with red, green, and clear faceted rhinestones. Nice heavy casting. Pin measures 2 5/8 inches by 2 inches. Very good, original condition. $155 Order #J120615

FIGURAL WIRE LADY WITH CYMBALS PIN
Fun, fanciful, figural pin made of bundled wire, depicting a lady with cymbals. Accented with rhinestones. Pin measures 2 3/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches. Mint condition. $68 Order #J80305

HUGE 9 INCH LONG EMBOSSED BRASS & CHAIN DRESS CLIP
Rare and unusual vintage brass dress clip. Embossed brass, fan-shaped clip with long chain dangles. Clip measures 9 inches long. Excellent condition. This would make a dramatic statement on either the front or back neckline of a dress. $155 ON SALE $115 Order #J140603

ELEGANT DOMED RHINESTONE BROOCH
Beautifully crafted, pierced gold tone setting features a rose color art glass cabochon surrounded by a circle of clear rhinestones and turquoise color paisley shapes. The brooch measures 1 3/4 inches in diameter and 7/8 inch tall. Excellent condition. $68 Order #J50802

INTRIGUING BUDDHA, DRAGONS & SNAKES PIN
Round, gold tone metal pin with images of a seated buddha surrounded by dragons and snakes. The pin measures 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Excellent condition. $65 Order #J1403011

HUGE FILIGREE & RHINESTONE BUTTERFLY PIN / PENDANT
Huge butterfly that may be worn as a pin or a pendant. Gold tone filigree, accented with sparkly aqua and blue rhinestones. Pin measures 3 1/8 inches by 2 5/8 inches. Mint condition $88 Order #J130109

MINIATURE EGYPTIAN MUMMY CASE CHARM
Beautifully detailed, miniature charm in the shape of an Egyptian mummy case. Gold tone with enameled decoration. The case opens to reveal a removable, gold tone mummy. The charm measures 1 1/8 inches long. Excellent original condition. ON HOLD Order #J151223

JOUSTING KNIGHT ON HORSEBACK PIN
Older pot metal pin depicting a jousting knight on horseback. Accented with blue rhinestones. The pin measures 3 1/8 inches by 2 1/4 inches. Very good condition. $68 Order #J121202

BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED VICTORIAN STYLE PIN
Charming gold tone pin reworked from parts of a Victorian locket and pin. Lovely floral engraving. Pin measures 2 5/16 inches by 11/16 inch. Excellent original condition. $38 Order #J150604

NOVELTY HOOK & EYE PIN
Fun, silver tone pin in the shape of a hook & eye latch. Pin measures 2 7/8 inches wide. Excellent condition. $36 Order #J50512

NOVELTY CAT & CRESCENT MOON CHATELAINE STYLE PINS
Amusing, chatelaine style pin features an elongated, stylized cat next to a fence and attached by a chain to a smiling crescent moon with a mother of pearl eye. Bright gold tone finish. The cat measures 2 inches tall. Excellent condition. Perfect for cat lovers! $55 Order #J150902

ROBOTIC WHIMSY RABBIT IN UNIFORM PIN
Adorable, painted brass pin in the Robotic or Whimsy style. Depicts a rabbit in a WW I uniform. The pin measures 1 1/2 inches tall. A tiny bit of paint missing on the legs. Otherwise, the pin is in very good condition. Just too cute! $85 Order #J60709

AMUSING BIG HEAD POODLE PIN
A rather silly looking gold tone poodle with a gigantic bouffant hairdo and matching tail pouf in textured silver tone. Accented with red rhinestone eyes. Nice heavy casting. Pin measures 1 1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition. $68 Order #J51203

1940 RICE-WEINER PATRIOTIC AMERICAN EAGLE PIN
Large, 3 dimensional, pewter tone American eagle pin. Grasping a bundle of arrows that are accented with red, white and blue enameling. Red rhinestone eye. Intricately detailed feathers. Nice, heavyweight casting. As pictured on page 63 of the book: A Tribute To America Costume Jewelry 1935-1950 by the Brunialtis. As stated in the book: "Manufacturer Rice-Weiner & Co., Designer Louis C. Mark, patent filed June 26, 1940, This is the first design patented by Louis Mark." Pin measures 2 1/2 inches by 2 7/8 inches. Excellent original condition. $98 Order #J150103

 

FANTASTIC BIRD OF PARADISE PIN
Extravagant vintage pot metal pin depicting a colorful Bird of Paradise. Nice heavy casting, accented with multicolor cold enameling and a large oval faceted blue rhinestone. Rotating safety clasp. Pin measures 3 3/8 inches by 2 5/8 inches. There is a little bit of wear to the enameling, but overall the pin is in very good condition. $195 ON SALE $125 Order #BirdofParadise

 

VINTAGE BRASS FROG DRESS CLIP
Amusing, stamped brass dress clip in the shape of a frog. Accented with a large, faceted blue rhinestone body and tiny red rhinestone eyes. Nice, tight clip mechanism. Clip measures 1 3/4 inches by 1 3/4 inches. There is a small chip in the blue stone near the head, but overall the clip is in good condition. $40 Order #J60920

WEIRD POT METAL THREE MONKEYS PIN
Very unusual, older, pot metal pin depicting three stylized monkeys sitting on a branch. Traces of original gold finish. Nice heavy casting. Great detail. Pin measures 3 1/4 inches by 1 5/8 inches. Excellent, original condition. I've never seen another like it! ON SALE $99 $125 Order #J61113

JULIANA EASTER EGG CABOCHON PIN
Fanciful Juliana pin featuring a huge speckled Easter Egg glass cabochon surrounded by a textured gold tone frame, set with sparkly aurora borealis rhinestones. Pin measures 2 1/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches. Mint condition. $98 Order #J110401

 

3 DIMENSIONAL SCENE SHADOW BOX STYLE SWAN LAKE BALLERINA PIN
Charming vintage pin in the shadow box or diorama style, with 3 ballerinas, 2 rhinestone centered flowers, and a painted backdrop featuring a red curtain and a white swan. This is one of a series of scenic pins as shown in the Harrice Simons Miller book entitled Costume Jewelry on page 114. Harrice dates them to the 1930's. Pin measures 2 inches by 1 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. $185 ON SALE $145 Order #J140309

GOLD TONE POT METAL AFRICAN FACE PIN
Unique, older, gold tone pot metal pin depicting an African woman with what looks like a bone through her hair, hoop earrings and banded collar. Nice, heavy metal casting. Accented with sparkly green rhinestone eyes. Piece measures 2 5/8 inches by 1 1/2 inches. Some wear to the gold tone plating but overall the piece is in very good condition. $98 ON SALE $78 Order #GoldToneAfricanFace

 

ELEGANT PAVE RHINESTONE LION HEAD PIN
Beautifully detailed, 3 dimensional, lion head pin completely covered with sparkly clear rhinestones. Accented with deep blue rhinestone eyes. Nice, heavyweight casting. Silver tone finish. Pin measures 1 7/8 inches by 1 9/16 inches. Mint condition. $88 Order #J130408

HEAVY BEJEWELED ART NOUVEAU STYLE LADY FUR CLIP
Beautifully constructed, heavy Art Nouveau style lady fur clip. Silver tone face with flowing gold tone hair. Accented with sparkly red and clear rhinestones. Nice tight clip. This piece is shown on page 88 of American Costume Jewelry by the Brunialtis. It is a costume jewelry version of a platinum, 14K gold, diamond and ruby piece by Black, Starr and Gorham Company, as advertised in Vogue magazine on October 1, 1941. Pin measures 3 inches by 1 7/8 inches. Excellent condition. An exceptional figural fur clip! $395 ON SALE $199 Order #J110307

 

BAGUETTE RHINESTONE POT METAL AMERICAN FLAG PIN
Older pot metal American flag pin. The red and white stripes are made up of sparkly baguette shaped rhinestones. Nice heavy casting. Pin measures 2 1/4 inches by 2 7/16 inches. Excellent condition. The best looking flag pin that I've come across! $95 Order #J131103

SILVER TONE ENGLISH BULLDOG PIN
If you love English Bulldogs, you will love this pin! Heavy, cast silver tone metal with great details including faceted black rhinestone eyes and a red enameled, studded collar. Pin measures 1 3/8 inches by 1 5/16 inches. Excellent condition.$55 Order #J120503

 

LADY WITH FAN VINTAGE FUR CLIP
Charming older pot metal fur clip depicting a lady with a fan. Accented with tiny clear and multicolored rhinestones and enameling. Nice tight clip. Clip measures 2 7/16 inches by 1 3/8 inches. There is some loss to the enameling, as seen in the photo, but overall the piece is in very good condition. $95 Order #J120622

CHARMING WISHING WELL PIN
3 dimensional, gold tone wishing well pin. Accented with pink and red enameling, and red, blue and green rhinestones. Complete with 2 miniature buckets on a chain. Pin measures 1 3/4 inches tall. Excellent condition. $65 Order #J130701

 

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